I think you did a very good job creating this pic. The colours are well-mixed and the light/darkness effect is truly bewitching. The dragon in the background is amazing!
The only thing I don't appreciate is the sight of the dragon: it's too impersonal, the entire beast seems to be a statue and not a living creature.
The girl's armor is well-painted, there's the right amount of metal-effect and the reflections created by the light are well-measured. Maybe it's too succinct! ^^'' but the body of the dragon-mistress is so lovely <img src="e.deviantart.net/emoticons/w/w…" width="15" height="15" alt="" data-embed-type="emoticon" data-embed-id="387" title=" (Wink)"/>
At the end, all my congratulations! It's a very good pic <img src="e.deviantart.net/emoticons/s/s…" width="15" height="15" alt="" data-embed-type="emoticon" data-embed-id="391" title=" (Smile)"/>
Hi. You're amazing! If you could take a quick second to answer this, you would honestly change my life: What do I physically need to do during practice, each day, to eventually be able to create art like you? How did you learn and become so amazing?!!
Can you please break down exactly what one extremely motivated beginner student would need to do, each & every day when he or she sits down to practice, in order to create these incredible photorealistic 2d digital drawing/paintings?
People just say 'Practice.' But I do not know 'exactly' what this entails.
Can you maybe make me, like, a list or something?!! So I can then go out and explore those topics? Or at least tell me what I need to physically be doing with my practice time so I can get as good as you?
If there's any books/DVDs/tutorials you can recommend that totally helped you get better, that would be so freakin' incredible!!!